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  • Navid Replied to the thread STARTUP funding? Reach out..

    (Quote from Edo)

    Good points Edo. I would like to say that, at the frontier it is very hard to build "we" -- think Mills vs Pons/Fleischmann.
    Also scientific minded people don't like history, so there is little institutional memory - things are…
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  • Navid Replied to the thread STARTUP funding? Reach out..

    (Quote from Alan Smith)

    There are hundreds of solid VCs. The issue in this space as you say is that most of the startups aren't organized and structured in a way that a tech startup is. So none of the traditional VCs are coming out to play. And for…
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  • Navid Replied to the thread STARTUP funding? Reach out..

    (Quote from Thor)

    If as an investor I found an inventor who thought I was playing poker with them, then I think its a good potential failure sign for the startup. There are many things you can distrust but people with money to invest in venture by far are…
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  • Navid Replied to the thread STARTUP funding? Reach out..

    (Quote from WJMFC)

    GVC Partners is an investor, not seeking compensation.

    Venture investors are pretty consistent, they price a round with an expected dilution of 20%.
    Investors are buying a part of the company. You should enter with the awareness…
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  • Navid Posted the thread STARTUP funding? Reach out..

    Greetings,

    Some of you know me from being an advocate for Brilliant Light Power. Yes, but really I'm an advocate for new forms of transformational technologies.
    In my experience startups in this space have the following issues
    • failure to focus on external
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